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BRATTLEBORO — After a housekeeper at Thompson House rehabilitation and nursing center tested positive for COVID-19 last week, all other staff members and residents have tested negative for the coronavirus. One resident, whose test was inconclusive, was going to be retested.

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When federal regulators approved two antibody treatments last month for emergency use in high-risk COVID-19 patients, doctors worried there would not be enough to go around.

A total of 26 migrant workers at a large apple orchard in Vermont have tested positive for the coronavirus, state officials said Monday, leading to the biggest one-day increase in cases since June 3 in a state that has consistently had one of the nation’s lowest infection rates.

BRATTLEBORO — After a housekeeper at Thompson House rehabilitation and nursing center tested positive for COVID-19 last week, all other staff members and residents have tested negative for the coronavirus. One resident, whose test was inconclusive, was going to be retested.

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When federal regulators approved two antibody treatments last month for emergency use in high-risk COVID-19 patients, doctors worried there would not be enough to go around.

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MONTPELIER — The COVID-19 vaccines are coming. But they won’t be available to most Vermonters right away, and that’s why residents need to follow the guidelines for preventing spread of the coronavirus, Gov. Phil Scott and other state officials said Friday at the state’s regular pandemic briefing.

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BRATTLEBORO — Before the pandemic struck, Vermont had an unemployment rate of between 2 and 3 percent. In April, the unemployment rate jumped to almost 16 percent due to the economic shutdown caused by COVID-19. Since then, the rate has slowly fallen, and in August, the rate was down to 4.8 …

A total of 26 migrant workers at a large apple orchard in Vermont have tested positive for the coronavirus, state officials said Monday, leading to the biggest one-day increase in cases since June 3 in a state that has consistently had one of the nation’s lowest infection rates.

MONTPELIER — A golf tournament at the Mt. Anthony Country Club last month has sparked a small number of COVID-19 cases, state officials said Friday. Dr. Mark Levine, the Vermont commissioner …

MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott has some advice for Vermonters coping with the stress and anxiety of the 2020 political year and the coronavirus pandemic. Go get a maple creemee this weekend, …

MONTPELIER — With the state allowing school districts to increase services in advance of full, in-person learning, Vermont's health commissioner said now's the time to get a flu shot. There …

UPDATE: Police reported at about 4 p.m. that Joyce Caron has been located and is safe. VERNON — The Vermont State Police is asking for the public's help in locating a missing woman. Joyce Caron, 79, a resident of Sacramento, California, who has been staying with family on Broad …

MONTPELIER — Even though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told governors last week to prepare for a "large-scale" distribution of a coronavirus vaccine by Nov. 1, Gov. Phil Scott …

MONTPELIER — Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine said Vermont would continue testing people who have been exposed to the coronavirus, even if they show no symptoms. Levine, during …

MONTPELIER — The state started delivering personal protective equipment to schools this week as they prepare to reopen soon. "This has been a significant partnership with the Vermont …

MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott wants to send a $150 debit card to every household in Vermont, with the requirement that they "buy local" at a Vermont business. Scott unveiled his "Buy Local" …

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